Oregon COVID-19 Update: 3 New Deaths, 368 New Cases

There are three new COVID-19-related deaths in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 7,147, Oregon Health Authority (OHA) reported at 12:01 a.m. today.

OHA reported 368 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. today, bringing the state total to 704,515.

The number of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 across Oregon is 109, which is one more than yesterday. There are 20 COVID-19 patients in intensive care unit (ICU) beds, which is three more than yesterday.

There are 109 available adult ICU beds out of 674 total (16% availability) and 375 available adult non-ICU beds out of 4,276 (9% availability).

Today, OHA reported that 7,411 new doses of COVID-19 vaccinations were added to the state immunization registry March 31. Of that total, 253 were initial doses, 331 were second doses and 787 were third doses and booster doses. The remaining 2,529 doses were administered on previous days but were entered into the vaccine registry March 31.

The seven-day running average is now 1,894 doses per day.

Oregon has now administered 4,199,881 doses of Pfizer Comirnaty, 246,173 doses of Pfizer pediatric, 2,745,130 doses of Moderna and 270,470 doses of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines.

As of today, 3,176,952 people have had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and 2,885,592 people have completed a COVID-19 vaccine series.

These data are preliminary and subject to change.

Updated vaccination data are provided on Oregon’s COVID-19 data dashboards and have been updated today.

The new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases reported today are in the following counties: Benton (23), Clackamas (41), Clatsop (4), Columbia (5), Coos (7), Deschutes (13), Douglas (3), Grant (1), Hood River (2), Jackson (5), Jefferson (2), Josephine (3), Klamath (2), Lane (36), Lincoln (5), Linn (7), Malheur (1), Marion (22), Multnomah (124), Tillamook (3), Umatilla (7), Wasco (2), Washington (45) and Yamhill (5).

Note: After reconciling death data Thursday, COVID-19-related deaths from 2021 were added to today’s death counts. Death is a lagging indicator and typically follows a surge in cases. In addition, there is often a lag in reporting as our epidemiologists’ review death certificates. 

Oregon’s 7,145th COVID-19-related death is an 81-year-old man from Lane county who tested positive Feb. 9 and died March 11 at Vibra Specialty Hospital of Portland. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

Oregon’s 7,146th COVID-19-related death is a 65-year-old woman from Clatsop County who tested positive Oct. 30, 2021, and died Oct. 31, 2021. Place of death and presence of underlying conditions are being confirmed.

Oregon’s 7,147th COVID-19-related death is a 72-year-old man from Klamath County who tested positive July 15, 2021, and died Aug. 5, 2021, at Franciscan Health Lafayette in Lafayette, Ind. Presence of underlying conditions is being confirmed.

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